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[audio]Puerto Rican Day Parade Commercial
Promo for 2008 Puerto Rican Day Parade
Keywords: 2008 Puerto Rican
Downloads: 52
[movies]Puerto Rican - Chicago Police Department
Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs Bureau of Justice Assistance Diversity Series: Religions, Cultures and Communities (NCJ 212664) The Chicago Police Department (Disc 1: Religions) (Disc 2: Cultures) Part 3: Puerto Rican There are 7 parts to this disc: 1  2  3  4  5  6  7
Keywords: usdoj.gov
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[texts]ERIC ED387583: The Psychology of Puerto Rican Migration. - ERIC
The psychology of the Puerto Rican migrant to the United States mainland is explored. Puerto Ricans have been migrating to the U.S. mainland and returning to Puerto Rico for more than 125 years, and, in fact, approximately 57% of all Puerto Ricans have migrated at one time or another. The migrant experience, including the circular migration experienced by many Puerto Ricans, has been recorded in popular Puerto Rican literature...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adjustment (to Environment); Cultural Background; Cultural Differences; Elementary Secondary Education; Hispanic Americans; Immigrants; Migration; Migration Patterns; Personality Traits; Psychology; Puerto Rican Culture; Puerto Ricans; United States History
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[texts]ERIC ED229459: Research Issues concerning the Puerto Rican Child and Family. - ERIC
This journal issue is a collection of papers describing research on Hispanic families conducted at the Hispanic Research Center, Fordham University, New York. The first article, "Research Issues concerning the Puerto Rican Child and Family," by Lloyd H. Rogler, reviews two research projects on health conditions and the plight of Puerto Rican children and their families in New York City. The second article, "Intergenerational Change in Ethnic Identity in the Puerto Rican Family" by Rogler and Ros...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adjustment (to Environment); Birth Rate; Ethnicity; Family (Sociological Unit); Hispanic Americans; Identification (Psychology); Intelligence Tests; Mental Health; Puerto Rican Culture; Puerto Ricans; Socioeconomic Status
[movies]Perspectivas Latinas - Puerto Rican Cultural Center (Spanish)
The Puerto Rican Cultural Center talks about the two events that they have coming up in the fall. One will be about the Barrio Arts Fest on September 17th and 18th in which artist show they work. The second is Fiesta Boricua happening on September 4th in which el Paseo Boricua is turned into one big festival. This program was produced by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Keywords: Puerto Rican Cultural Center
Downloads: 17
[movies]Perspectivas Latinas - Puerto Rican Cultural Center
The Puerto Rican Cultural Center talks about the two events that they have coming up in the fall. One will be about the Barrio Arts Fest on September 17th and 18th in which artist show they work. The second is Fiesta Boricua happening on September 4th in which el Paseo Boricua is turned into one big festival. This program was produced by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Keywords: Puerto Rican Cultural Center
Downloads: 15
[texts]ERIC ED362604: Moving from the Margins: Puerto Rican Young Men and Family Poverty. - ERIC
This report contains the first-year research and findings of the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) Puerto Rican Young Men and Poverty Project. This project is a 2-year community-based effort to understand and begin to explain the relationship between the experiences of Puerto Rican men aged 16 to 24 years and the persistent poverty of Puerto Rican families. Education is found to be one of the most critical factors in determining the economic outcomes of young Puerto Rican men...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Economic Factors; Educational Background; Educational Discrimination; Equal Opportunities (Jobs); Ethnic Discrimination; Family Problems; Financial Problems; Hispanic Americans; Labor Market; Low Income Groups; Males; Poverty; Puerto Ricans; Secondary Education; Socioeconomic Status; Unemployment; Young Adults
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[texts]ERIC ED233110: Puerto Rican Return Migrant Youth. - ERIC
Among Puerto Ricans who have migrated to the United States, a significant number have returned to Puerto Rico, while others shuttle between Puerto Rico and the United States. These groups of people are identified as return migrants. Studies suggest that return migrant youth in Puerto Rico have had to make environmental and cultural adjustments that have shaped their perceptions, concepts of group identity, and world views...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adjustment (to Environment); Elementary Secondary Education; Individual Characteristics; Interpersonal Relationship; Language Proficiency; Literature Reviews; Migrant Children; Migrant Problems; Migration; Puerto Ricans
[texts]ERIC ED371281: Personal Adjustment of Puerto Rican Adolescents. - ERIC
Puerto Rican children and adolescents appear more at risk for below average school achievement and for mental health problems and service referrals than other Hispanic youngsters. This study examined the cognitive style and the emotional and behavioral patterns associated with the personal adjustment of 80 Puerto Rican adolescents from single-parent and dual-parent homes in Brooklyn, New York. Forty youths were from female-headed, single-parent homes and 40 were dual-parent families...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adolescents; At Risk Persons; Emotional Adjustment; High Schools; Hispanic Americans; Junior High Schools; Nuclear Family; One Parent Family; Parent Attitudes; Parent Child Relationship; Parenting Skills; Puerto Rican Culture; Puerto Ricans
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[texts]ERIC ED355029: "i saw puerto rico once": A Review of the Literature on Puerto Rican Families and School Achievement in the United States. Report No. 12. - ERIC
Representing part of the first phase of a 5-year ethnographic research project, this report investigates the ways in which Puerto Rican families influence their children's school achievement. The report examines the history of Puerto Rico and the migration of Puerto Ricans to the United States. Puerto Rican community organizations, both local and national, and conditions faced by Puerto Ricans in the United States, and particularly in New York City, are described...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Academic Achievement; Acculturation; Community Organizations; Cultural Background; Cultural Traits; Elementary Secondary Education; Ethnicity; Ethnography; Family Characteristics; Family Influence; Family School Relationship; Hispanic American Students; Puerto Rican Culture; Puerto Ricans
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[texts]ERIC ED254096: Speech and Ways of Speaking in a Bilingual Puerto Rican Community. - ERIC
A collection of papers resulting from a research project on the role of language in the life of a Puerto Rican community in New York City focuses on the discourse of English and Spanish speakers, especially conversational interaction, speech events, and narratives. The papers include: "Toward a Social Theory of Language Variability" (Alicia Pousada and Mel Greenlee); "The English Vowel System of Puerto Rican New Yorkers" (William Labov, John Myhill, and Alicia Pousada); "Prosodic Analysis of Pue...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Bilingualism; Discourse Analysis; English; Language Role; Language Usage; Language Variation; Literacy; Phonology; Puerto Ricans; Social Change; Sociocultural Patterns; Spanish; Spanish Speaking
[texts]ERIC ED328636: Building Bridges of Learning and Understanding: A Collection of Classroom Activities on Puerto Rican Culture. - ERIC
This collection of 35 self-contained teaching activities about Puerto Rican culture for elementary school students is designed for teachers who wish to incorporate multicultural concepts into their curriculum or make their teaching more relevant to Puerto Rican students. All lesson plans and student worksheets needed for immediate classroom use are included. Section I, "Here and There: Location and Migration," explores the geography, climate, and location of Puerto Rico as well as issues that su...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Class Activities; Cultural Background; Elementary Education; Folk Culture; Geography; Latin American History; Learning Activities; Lesson Plans; Migration; Multicultural Education; Puerto Rican Culture; Puerto Ricans; Symbolism
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[texts]ERIC ED374203: Speaking Out Loud: Conversations with Young Puerto Rican Men. - ERIC
The combination of poverty, inadequate attention, and the difficult period of young adulthood has serious implications for young Puerto Rican men. To draw attention to their strengths, needs, and status, the National Council of La Raza Poverty Project conducted a two-year community-based study on young Puerto Rican men and family poverty. This report presents study findings, research highlights, and suggested policy actions based on interviews with social-services workers and focus groups conduc...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Access to Education; Disadvantaged Youth; Educational Attainment; Employment Patterns; Equal Education; Hispanic Americans; Males; Needs Assessment; Policy Formation; Poverty; Public Policy; Puerto Ricans; Young Adults
Downloads: 6
[movies]Puerto Rican Parade Down 5th Avenue, New York City, June 13, 2010 - Kimberly Keyes Stark
It was during a trip to New York City that I came upon this huge Puerto Rican parade that was making its way down 5th Avenue and 56th Street. You can see from the video how crowded it was. I shot it at 5th Avenue and 56th Street on June 13, 2010.
Keywords: Puerto Rico; Puerto Rican; Hispanic; Latin; Latino; New York City; Fifth Avenue
Downloads: 138
[texts]ERIC ED355693: Status of Young Mexican-American and Puerto Rican Children: Implications for Early Intervention Systems. - ERIC
This study analyzed data on general health and functional status of Mexican-American and Puerto Rican children in the United States. Data came from the Hispanic Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, a database that contains parental reports of neonatal characteristics, chronic-developmental conditions, and functional limitations, and physician reports of diagnoses. Results indicated that Mexican-American and Puerto Rican families tended to be similar in ages and years of education of head of ...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Child Health; Comparative Analysis; Demography; Disabilities; Disadvantaged Youth; Elementary Education; Hispanic Americans; Incidence; Latin Americans; Low Income Groups; Mexican Americans; Minority Group Children; One Parent Family; Poverty; Preschool Education; Puerto Ricans; Urban Areas
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[texts]ERIC ED261112: A Population Perspective on Bilingualism in Puerto Rican Children. - ERIC
This paper considers the relationship between bilingualism and intelligence in Puerto Rican children from a population perspective. A population perspective refers to the idea that many of the variables considered by psychologists to be independent are, in fact, distributed non-randomly in the population, and that this distribution needs to be considered as an essential aspect of the phenomenon in question...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Bilingualism; Cognitive Ability; Demography; Elementary Education; Elementary School Students; Hispanic Americans; Puerto Ricans; Social Environment; Spanish Speaking
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[texts]ERIC ED221635: Puerto Rican Migration: The Return Flow = La Migracion Puertorriquena: El Reflujo a la Isla. - ERIC
This is a guide to materials and research on Puerto Ricans who have returned to Puerto Rico after living in the United States. Part 1 is an annotated bibliography of books, journal articles, printed documents, doctoral dissertations, master's theses, journalistic accounts, and unpublished papers on characteristics of Puerto Rican return migrants; their sociocultural, language, and educational adjustment problems in the United States and upon their return to Puerto Rico; employment experiences; a...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adjustment (to Environment); Annotated Bibliographies; Cultural Influences; Elementary Secondary Education; Ethnicity; Language Proficiency; Migrant Employment; Migrants; Migration; Public Policy; Puerto Ricans; Research Projects; Self Concept; Socioeconomic Influences; Student Mobility
[texts]The Boston Puerto Rican Health Study, a longitudinal cohort study on health disparities in Puerto Rican adults: challenges and opportunities. (Volume 10) - Tucker, Katherine L
This article is from BMC Public Health, volume 10.AbstractBackground: The Boston Puerto Rican Health Study is an ongoing longitudinal cohort study designed to examine the role of psychosocial stress on presence and development of allostatic load and health outcomes in Puerto Ricans, and potential modification by nutritional status, genetic variation, and social support. Methods: Self-identified Puerto Ricans, aged 45-75 years and residing in the Boston, MA metro area, were recruited through door...
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[texts]ERIC ED221639: The Remigration of the Puerto Rican Student as a Factor in School Adjustment. - ERIC
The growing number of Puerto Rican return migrants (those who return to Puerto Rico after having lived in the United States mainland for several years) face sociological, psychological, and linguistic and social adaptation problems. To meet these students' linguistic needs, the Puerto Rican Department of Education has developed several bilingual education programs. Some studies indicate that, compared to non-migrant students, return migrant students are more poorly adjusted to school, lack confi...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adjustment (to Environment); Bilingual Education; Bilingual Education Programs; Economic Factors; Elementary Secondary Education; Migrant Youth; Migration; Puerto Ricans; Student Characteristics; Student Mobility; Transfer Students
[texts]Genome empowerment for the Puerto Rican parrot - Amazona vittata. (Volume 1) - O'Brien, Stephen J
This article is from GigaScience, volume 1.AbstractA unique community-funded project in Puerto Rico has launched whole-genome sequencing of the critically endangered Puerto Rican Parrot (Amazona vittata), with interpretation by genome bioinformaticians and students, and deposition into public online databases. This is the first article that focuses on the whole genome of a parrot species, one endemic to the USA and recently threatened with extinction...
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[texts]ERIC ED348453: Ethnic Identity and School Achievement as Perceived by a Group of Selected Mainland Puerto Rican Students. - ERIC
The Puerto Rican language-culture nexus is seen as the natural field where young Puerto Ricans forge their ethnic identities. Ethnographic theory and methods were used to study this nexus from a naturalistic perspective. A focus group of 12 Puerto Rican 8th grade students (9 males and 3 females) attending a school within 1 Puerto Rican barrio in Cleveland (Ohio) was used. The students were from 13 to 17 years old...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Academic Achievement; Acculturation; Community Role; Disadvantaged Youth; Grade 8; Junior High School Students; Junior High Schools; Latin Americans; Naturalistic Observation; Personality Traits; Puerto Ricans; Racial Identification; Self Concept; Spanish Speaking; Student Attitudes; Urban Schools; Urban Youth
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[texts]ERIC ED259068: A Study of the Spanish Translation of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Revised with Puerto Rican Children and Adolescents. - ERIC
Two studies were performed with Puerto Rican children and adolescents in Puerto Rico and Connecticut to determine the reliability and predictive validity of the Spanish translation of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Revised, the Escala de Inteligencia Wechsler para Ninos-Revisada (EIWN-R). Results suggest that the EIWN-R is a reliable measure when used with groups of this kind. Although the scale seems reliable, further investigation should be conducted to determine the cultural app...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adolescents; Cross Cultural Studies; Cultural Differences; Elementary Secondary Education; Intelligence Tests; Migrant Youth; Predictive Validity; Puerto Ricans; Test Reliability; Translation
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[texts]ERIC ED257902: Cuento Therapy. Folktales as a Culturally Sensitive Psychotherapy for Puerto Rican Children. Monograph No. 12. - ERIC
A seven-year project developing and testing cuento therapy, a form of child psychotherapy in which Puerto Rican mothers recount to their children folktales taken from Puerto Rican culture, is described and evaluated in this monograph. Chapter 1 explains how the research presented in later chapters fits into substantially broader patterns of research focusing on the treatment of the psychological problems of Hispanic populations living in the United States...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Child Psychology; Clinical Psychology; Emotional Disturbances; Folk Culture; Hispanic Americans; Parent Role; Psychotherapy; Puerto Rican Culture; Puerto Ricans; Story Telling; Tales
[audio]Puerto Rican Political Prisoner Carlos Alberto Torres Free - Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition - 27:32 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** Puerto Rican Political Prisoner Carlos Alberto Torres Free After 30 Years In Prison with Carlos Alberto Torres A discussion with Carlos Alberto Torres, free from behind bars after 30 years. He was convicted of seditious conspiracy - conspiring to use force against the lawful authority of The United States over Puerto Rico...
Keywords: Puerto Rico; Puerto Rican Independence; Carlos Alberto Torres; imperialism; U.S. colonies; Lolita Labron; FALN (Armed Forces
Downloads: 48
[texts]Cuba: Case of Smallpox on Steamship Puerto Rico from Spanish and Porto Rican Ports (Volume 22)
"Cuba: Case of Smallpox on Steamship Puerto Rico from Spanish and Porto Rican Ports" is an article from Public Health Reports (1896-1970), Volume 22. View more articles from Public Health Reports (1896-1970).View this article on JSTOR.View this article's JSTOR metadata.You may also retrieve all of this items metadata in JSON at the following URL: https://archive.org/metadata/jstor-4558597
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[texts]ERIC ED344974: "I Was An Outsider": Dropping Out among Puerto Rican Youths in Holyoke, Massachusetts. - ERIC
A study was done to examine the reasons why Puerto Rican youth from the Holyoke (Massachusetts) Public School System drop out of high school and the effect of dropping out of school on the Latino community. The study was conducted using data provided by the Holyoke School Department and drawn from Students' cumulative folders and school district annual reports, which provided information on administrative practices and policies, students' socioeconomic background, and academic performance...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Disadvantaged Youth; Dropout Attitudes; Dropout Characteristics; Dropout Rate; Dropouts; Economically Disadvantaged; English (Second Language); Etiology; High School Students; High Schools; Puerto Rican Culture; Puerto Ricans; Urban Youth
Downloads: 5
[texts]ERIC ED222598: A Reliability Study of the WISC with Puerto Rican Children (Grades K-9) in Puerto Rico. - ERIC
A Spanish translation of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC) was tested for reliability among kindergarten to ninth grade Puerto Rican children. The study was prompted by the concern expressed in previous studies that translated and adapted intelligence tests, which have been standardized primarily with children of one culture, do not account for cultural differences and therefore may not reflect the actual intellectual capacity of children of other cultures...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Cultural Influences; Culture Fair Tests; Elementary Secondary Education; Intelligence Tests; Puerto Ricans; Spanish Speaking; Test Reliability; Testing Problems; Translation
[texts]ERIC ED223754: The Ecological Effects in Acculturation of Puerto Rican Migrants. - ERIC
Various studies discuss the influences on and effects of the process of adjustment to a new environment among Puerto Rican migrants to the United States mainland. In confronting cultural differences, Puerto Ricans may experience culture shock and identity problems and suffer disassociation leading to schizophrenia and hysteria, stress, frustration, feelings of hostility and loss, depression, other forms of mental disorder, possible suicide, and physical disorders...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Acculturation; Adjustment (to Environment); Culture Conflict; English (Second Language); Environmental Influences; Hispanic Americans; Individual Characteristics; Language Proficiency; Migrants; Psychological Patterns; Puerto Ricans
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[texts]ERIC ED219210: An Annotated Bibliography of Materials on the Puerto Rican and Mexican Cultures. - ERIC
Intended as a resource guide for school personnel working with bilingual students and/or students for whom English is a second language, the annotated bibliography cites approximately 301 materials on the Puerto Rican and Mexican cultures. Divided into 3 major categories, the bibliography cites 30 books on the history and culture of the people in Mexico; 61 posters, heritage units, student and teacher texts, and literature on the Mexican American people in the United States; and 210 materials, b...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adult Education; Annotated Bibliographies; Bilingual Instructional Materials; Childrens Literature; Cultural Awareness; Cultural Background; Elementary Secondary Education; Folk Culture; Hispanic American Culture; Instructional Materials; Mexican American History; Mexican Americans; Mexicans; Publishing Industry; Puerto Rican Culture; Puerto Ricans; Social History; Teaching Guides
[image]The Puerto Rican Kid - Willie Rodriguez

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[texts]ERIC ED321324: Reach Out and Touch Someone: Tactile Communication in Selected Puerto Rican Novels. - ERIC
The importance and varieties of human touch have been the subject of much research. Touching varies from culture to culture and is a way of talking in most Latin American countries. Three Puerto Rican novels provide examples of this nonverbal communicative style: "Mambru se fue a la guerra," by Jose Luis Gonzalez; "La vispera del hombre," by Rene Marques; and "Usmail," by Pedro Juan Soto. These novels contain many references to nonverbal communication, particularly touch...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Characterization; Communication Research; Latin American Literature; Literary Styles; Nonverbal Communication; Novels; Puerto Rican Culture; Tactile Stimuli
Downloads: 3
[texts]Phenomenology of embodied dreamwork with Puerto Rican women - Brache-Tabar, Lourdes Faride
The author investigated the experience of embodied dreamwork. Participants were eight Puerto Rican women who were chronically ill, of low socioeconomic status, who lived in Boston. The data were analyzed using transcendental phenomenology. Each participant engaged in one embodied dreamwork-unstructured interview session lasting approximately 1.5 hours. In addition, each participant drew a picture of how she felt after the dreamwork interview...
Keywords: Health sciences; Mental health; Psychology; Counseling; Phenomenology; Art therapy; Arts--Therapeutic use; Dreams--Therapeutic use; Puerto Rican women
Downloads: 621
[texts]ERIC ED221054: Limited English Proficiency Students in Wisconsin: Cultural Background and Educational Needs. Part I: Hispanic Students (Mexican and Puerto Rican). - ERIC
A training manual was developed to acquaint teachers and administrators with the history and culture of Mexican Americans and Puerto Ricans in Wisconsin so that they can better meet the educational needs of their limited English proficient students. This manual is one of three such manuals intended for use with allied audiovisual materials. Historical attempts to meet the needs of bilingual students in Wisconsin and the United States are reviewed, and aspects of different types of educational pr...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Audiovisual Aids; Cultural Background; Cultural Traits; Educational Needs; Elementary Secondary Education; Hispanic American Culture; Hispanic American Students; Hispanic Americans; Lesson Plans; Limited English Speaking; Mexican Americans; Needs Assessment; Orientation Materials; Puerto Ricans
[texts]Castros Puerto Rican Obsession - Cuban American National Foundation
A report on the Cuban governments "solidarity for Puerto Ricos national liberation struggle"
Keywords: communism; Cuba; Castro; Puerto Rico
Downloads: 215
[texts]ERIC ED269983: Turn and Control in Puerto Rican Spanish Conversation. - ERIC
An investigation of Puerto Rican Spanish conversational strategies involved analysis of recorded conversations for the amount of simultaneous speech, its context, and the turn-taking used. Overlapping and interruption were distinguished from cooperative (supportive) simultaneity of speech, and a "turn" was defined as a recognized utterance. The primary finding was a high degree of simultaneous speech, with over 90 percent of turns having some form of overlap or interruption...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Comparative Analysis; Discourse Analysis; English; Interaction Process Analysis; Interpersonal Communication; Puerto Ricans; Social Cognition; Sociocultural Patterns; Spanish
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[texts]ERIC ED376196: Mediated Learning Experience and Children's School Functioning among Puerto Rican Preschoolers. - ERIC
The relationship between parent-child interactions during free play and a teaching situation and children's school functioning was studied, focusing specifically on the relationships between mediated-learning-experience (MLE) interactions between mothers, fathers, and children and teachers' ratings of the child's adaptive behavior. MLE involves an active human mediator who operates between the individual and the environment and mediates the experience for the individual...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adjustment (to Environment); Fathers; Intention; Interaction; Mothers; Parent Child Relationship; Play; Preschool Children; Preschool Education; Puerto Ricans; Student Evaluation
Downloads: 8
[texts]ERIC ED371046: Puerto Rican Participation in Job Opportunities and Basic Skills (JOBS) Programs. A Preliminary Assessment. - ERIC
This report presents the findings of a preliminary assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of the Job Opportunities and Basic Skills (JOBS) programs, the welfare-to-work centerpiece of the Family Support Act, for moving Puerto Rican welfare recipients closer to self-sufficiency. Programs in Newark (New Jersey), New York City, and Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) are reviewed. Six focus groups involving 42 Puerto Rican welfare recipients indicated that the majority of participants are female single...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adult Education; Economically Disadvantaged; Educational Objectives; Employment Opportunities; Ethnic Groups; Federal Government; Females; Job Skills; Needs Assessment; Program Evaluation; Puerto Ricans; Spanish Speaking; Urban Areas; Welfare Recipients
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[texts]ERIC ED214386: No Case for Convergence: The Puerto Rican Spanish Verb System in a Language Contact Situation. Centro Working Papers 5. - ERIC
This study examines quantitatively the systems of tense, mood, and aspect in Puerto Rican Spanish spoken in the United States. In the community under investigation, code-switching is an integral part of the communicative repertoire; also, the codes tend to be switched at points around which the surface structures of Spanish and English map onto each other. It is hypothesized, therefore, that Puerto Rican Spanish verb usage is being reinterpreted on the model of English...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Code Switching (Language); Contrastive Linguistics; Diachronic Linguistics; Language Research; Language Usage; Language Variation; Puerto Ricans; Sociolinguistics; Spanish; Verbs
[collection]UNC-Chapel Hill Puerto Rican Historical Collection
The collection represents materials on Puerto Rico, published between the early nineteenth-century through 1922. The majority of the collection focuses on history, literature, travel accounts, regional histories and biographies.
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[texts]ERIC ED303552: The Well-Being of Recently Divorced Puerto Rican Women. - ERIC
Puerto Rico, although Hispanic, Roman Catholic, and conservative about women's role, has one of the highest divorce rates in the world. Puerto Rico's divorce rate has increased substantially since the process of industrialization began. This study analyzed 300 Puerto Rican women divorced between July 1980 and May 1981. Findings indicate that they are young, have completed more years of education than their ex-husbands, and have surpassed the mean educational attainment for the general population...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Divorce; Economic Status; Educational Attainment; Employment Level; Females; Individual Characteristics; Industrialization; Job Satisfaction; Mothers; Parent Role; Psychological Patterns; Puerto Ricans; Self Concept; Sex Role; Stress Variables; Well Being
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[texts]ERIC ED257901: Puerto Rican Families in New York City: Intergenerational Processes. - ERIC
This study examined the lives of 100 intergenerationally linked Puerto Rican families living in New York City. Each family consisted of two generations: the mothers and fathers in the parent generation and their married child and spouse in the child generation. Subjects investigated included the experiences of the migrant parent generation in their island home, their migration and settlement in New York City, and the experiences of their children, raised in the United States...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Educational Attainment; Ethnicity; Family Mobility; Family Relationship; Family Structure; Migrants; Migration Patterns; Parent Child Relationship; Puerto Ricans; Social Mobility; Socialization; Socioeconomic Status; Spouses
[texts]ERIC ED333993: Culture and Normative Developmental Models: Anglo and Puerto Rican Mothers' Perceptions of Attachment Behavior. - ERIC
This two-part investigation attempted to formulate culturally sensitive definitions of desirable and undesirable attachment behavior. Participants were 3 sociocultural groups of 16 mothers each: middle-class Anglo mothers, lower-class Anglo mothers, and lower-class Puerto Rican mothers living on the U.S. mainland. All mothers had at least 1 child between the ages of 12 and 24 months. In Study 1, indigenous concepts of desirable and undesirable attachment behavior were elicited using open-ended p...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Anglo Americans; Attachment Behavior; Comparative Analysis; Cultural Influences; Definitions; Ethnic Groups; Lower Class; Middle Class; Mothers; Puerto Rican Culture; Puerto Ricans; Stranger Reactions; Toddlers; Whites
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[movies]Puerto Rican Voice at #occupy wall street - superboyldv
09. october 2011, Liberty Squarecc
Keywords: ows; occupy wall street; #immigration; occupywallstreet; Puerto; Rico
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[texts]ERIC ED299342: Problem Solving and Reasoning Skills Cognitive Development Model for Severely Disadvantaged Puerto Rican College Students. Final Report. - ERIC
Through the Problem Solving and Reasoning Skills Cognitive Development Model for Severely Disadvantaged Puerto Rican College Students, the Ana G. Mendez Educational Foundation developed a model for cognitive skills development for disadvantaged, low-achieving Hispanics. The program incorporates cognitive skills into existing remedial courses in Spanish and mathematics. The model was tested with lower tier entering freshmen students with less than a 2.00 high school grade point average, and Colle...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Abstract Reasoning; Basic Skills; College Curriculum; College Freshmen; College Programs; Curriculum Development; Educationally Disadvantaged; Higher Education; Hispanic Americans; Problem Solving; Program Evaluation; Puerto Ricans; Remedial Mathematics; Remedial Programs; Remedial Reading; Spanish
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[texts]ERIC ED273396: The Effects of Child-Centered Group Play Sessions on Social-Emotional Growth of Four- and Five-Year-Old Bilingual Puerto Rican Children. - ERIC
This study was designed to investigate the effects of child-centered group play sessions (using the play therapy interaction approach) and sex differences on self-control, free play, and sociometric ratings in young bilingual Puerto Rican children. The participants in the study were 48 bilingual Puerto Rican four- and five-year-old children from two predominately Hispanic Southeastern Pennsylvania urban communities...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Bilingual Students; Emotional Development; Ethnic Groups; Intervention; Play; Preschool Children; Preschool Education; Pretests Posttests; Puerto Ricans; Sex Differences; Social Development; Therapy
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[texts]ERIC ED331317: Literacy as Cultural Practice and Cognitive Skill: Biliteracy in a Cambodian Adult ESL Class and a Puerto Rican GED Program. - ERIC
Two programs in which biliteracy is being actively developed among immigrant groups are examined within the framework of nine continua of biliteracy. One program is an adult English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) class for Cambodian refugee women, taught by a young Cambodian woman. It is assumed that the teacher and students, as members of an urban Cambodian refugee community, share norms of behavior, language use, and education...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adolescents; Adult Education; Cambodians; Cultural Context; Educational Attitudes; English (Second Language); High School Equivalency Programs; Immigrants; Language Attitudes; Language Maintenance; Language Role; Literacy Education; Native Language Instruction; Puerto Ricans; Refugees; Thinking Skills; Womens Education
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[texts]Porto Rican beekeeping - United States Department of Agriculture, Office of Experiments
http://uf.catalog.fcla.edu/uf.jsp?st=UF005491075&ix=pm&I=0&V=D&pm=1
Keywords: Bee culture--Puerto Rico
Downloads: 87
[audio]Que nos pasa Puerto Rico
This is a joke of a Puerto Rican ad.
Keywords: politics; Puerto Rico
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[texts]A locally funded Puerto Rican parrot (Amazona vittata) genome sequencing project increases avian data and advances young researcher education. (Volume 1) - Oleksyk, Taras K
This article is from GigaScience, volume 1.AbstractBackground: Amazona vittata is a critically endangered Puerto Rican endemic bird, the only surviving native parrot species in the United States territory, and the first parrot in the large Neotropical genus Amazona, to be studied on a genomic scale. Findings: In a unique community-based funded project, DNA from an A. vittata female was sequenced using a HiSeq Illumina platform, resulting in a total of ~42.5 billion nucleotide bases...
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[movies]La patria es valos y sacrificio: Puerto Rican Nationalist Party Women and Resistance to U.S. Colonialism - Conferencias Caribenas
La patria es valos y sacrificio: Puerto Rican Nationalist Party Women and Resistance to U.S. Colonialism Confereciante: Dr. Margaret Power Department of History Illinois Institute of Technology Visiting Research ICS Comentarista: Dr. Luis A. Ferrao Departamento de Ciencias Sociales Facultad de Estudios Generales Universidad de Puerto Rico (UPR) Rio Piedras 4 de noviembre de 2010 This presentation discusses three women's relationship to and involvement in the Nationalist Party by focusing on two ...
Keywords: CC7; La patria es valos y sacrificio: Puerto Rican Nationalist Party Women and Resistance to U.S. Colonialism; Dr. Margaret Power; Department of History Illinois; Institute of Technology; Visiting Research ICS; Dr. Luis A. Ferrao; Departamento de Ciencias Sociales; Facultad de Estudios Generales; UPR; Rio Piedras; Instituto de Estudios del Caribe; Decanato de la Facultad de Ciencias Sociales; Biblioteca Regional del Caribe; Sistema de Biblioteca; Departamento de Ciencia Politica
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